The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 78 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.05% 16.28% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 20.37% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 73 21
Average salary £67,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 383 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 87.19% 79.96% 81.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 367 215
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) .NET
3 29 (60.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) C#
5 25 (52.08%) Performance Management
5 25 (52.08%) Coaching
5 25 (52.08%) People Management
6 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
8 17 (35.42%) Oracle
9 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.00%) Scrum
11 11 (22.92%) WCF
11 11 (22.92%) jQuery
12 10 (20.83%) HTML
12 10 (20.83%) CSS
13 8 (16.67%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
15 6 (12.50%) Web Services
16 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (10.42%) Web Development
16 5 (10.42%) Degree
16 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
16 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (8.33%) Multithreading

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Avionics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Development Manager
2 16 (33.33%) Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Senior Manager
3 15 (31.25%) Senior Development Manager
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Trainee
7 3 (6.25%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Head of Development
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) WCF
3 11 (22.92%) jQuery
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.33%) WinForms
8 3 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.17%) HTML5
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.17%) Kendo UI
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.08%) LESS
10 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.08%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (52.08%) Performance Management
3 25 (52.08%) Coaching
3 25 (52.08%) People Management
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sun
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